OLIVE BRANCH, MS., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce experienced Realtor Katie Johnson has joined the company’s Olive Branch office located at 6397 Goodman road in Olive Branch Mississippi.


Katie transferred her license to Crye-Leike from the Century 21 #1 Realty Group, LLC in Olive Branch.  She was affiliated there for 19 years.


“In a market that demands the strongest sales force available to support the showing and selling of my properties and increase the exposure of my listings to the Desoto and Shelby County realtors and buyers, I chose Crye-Leike because they are the #1 Real Estate company in the midsouth,” said Katie.  “They have the marketing department and support staff in place to take the work load off the Realtor and enable them to be successful and more productive.”


Since 1989 Katie has been a licensed Realtor in Mississippi and Tennessee assisting buyers and sellers in and around Desoto County.  She specializes in residential real estate sales with a focus on new construction and relocation.  Katie is a Certified Relocation Specialist and a Certified Residential Specialist.


Katie is a member of the Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors (NWMAR), Mississippi Association of Realtors (MAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR).  With NWMAR she serves on the RPAC Committee.  Katie is a Lifetime Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club, in 2000 she was honored as the Associate of the Year and she is a Graduate of the Leadership program offered through the Mississippi Association of Realtors.


Community involvement is important to Katie who serves on the Board of Directors with the Olive Branch Chamber of Commerce 2008 – 2011, Board of Directors for the Olive Branch Rotary Club 2008 – 2009 and Vice President of the Desoto County Business Women in 2008.  In 2007 Katie was a Nominee for the prestigious Athena Award.


Katie lives in Olive Branch with her husband Dale, married for 31 years. They have a son Justin (27) and a daughter Mary Beth (21).  Katie loves spending free time with her family.


“As a Realtor we spend a lot of time away from home so our time with family is precious,” said Katie.


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals, please contact Crye-Leike Realtor Katie Johnson by phone at 901-336-5466, email Katie.Johnson@crye-leike.com and you can find her on the web at www.katiejohnsonrealtor.com.


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.